Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Print made by Charles Heath, 1785–1848, British

after William John Newton, 1785–1869, British

Published by William Johnstone White, active 1804–died c.1870, British

Title:
Benjamin West, Esq., President of the Royal Academy of London
Date:
1818
Medium:
Line engraving and stipple engraving on thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper with beige chine collé
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 11/16 x 13 3/8 inches (49.9 x 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Proof 25a"; on back, lower right: "6 / - | 25a"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.12722
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Royal Academy of Arts | solemn | gaze | man | painter | history painter | president | drapery | eyeglasses | portrait | book | robe | cravat | artist | old
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38282